Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 25/Mar/2019
 Posters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2 PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
MC Atrium 
9:30am - 10:30am00-01: Innovative approaches to land data generation
Session Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
11:00am - 12:30pm00-02: Using land data in innovative ways for policy and interventions
Session Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
1:30pm - 2:30pm00-03: Land ownership and development: Potential lessons for Africa from East Asia’s experience
Session Chair: Joao Pedro Azevedo, The World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
2:00pm - 4:00pm00-04: Land in the World Bank's new Environmental and Social Framework
Session Chair: Mary Lisbeth Gonzalez, World Bank, United States of America
MC 2-800 
2:45pm - 4:00pm00-05: Using big data to advance land governance
Session Chair: Trevor Monroe, The World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
3:00pm - 4:00pm00-16: Stand for her land
Session Chair: Victoria Stanley, World Bank, United States of America
MC 4-800 
3:30pm - 4:15pmCoffee Break
Front Lobby and Preston Lounge 
4:30pm - 5:00pm00-10: Conference opening
Session Chair: Simeon Djankov, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
5:00pm - 6:00pm00-11: Opening keynote
Session Chair: Simeon Djankov, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
6:05pm - 6:10pmOverflow Room Conference Opening and Keynote
Overflow rooms: Preston Lounge; MC 4-800 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-01
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-02
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-03
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-04
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-05
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-06
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-07
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-08
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-09
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-10
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-11
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-12
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-13
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-14
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-15
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 01-16
MC Atrium 
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
8:00am - 6:00pmPosters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2 PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
MC Atrium 
8:30am - 10:00am01-01: Land for African development: towards stakeholder synergies
Session Chair: Estherine Lisinge Fotabong, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), South Africa

Translation English - French

Preston Auditorium 
8:30am - 10:00am01-02: Strengthening land governance for sustainable growth in Ukraine
Session Chair: Anthony A. Gaeta, The World Bank, United States of America

VC

MC 13-121 
8:30am - 10:00am01-03: Ways to establish cadastral systems at scale
Session Chair: Claire Galpin, World Bank, United States of America
MC 2-800 
8:30am - 10:00am01-04: Land administration and changing gender norms
Session Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya
MC 4-100 
8:30am - 10:00am01-05: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions
Session Chair: Hosaena Ghebru, International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America
MC 5-100 
8:30am - 10:00am01-06: Using data systems to increase accountability
Session Chair: Michael Taylor, International Land Coalition, Italy
MC 6-100 
8:30am - 10:00am01-07: Managing public land for the common good
Session Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom
MC 7-100 
8:30am - 10:00am01-08: Methodological approaches to urban property valuation
Session Chair: Ruud Kathmann, Netherlands Council for Real Estate Assessment, Netherlands, Netherlands, The
MC 8-100 
8:30am - 10:00am01-09: Using remote sensing to assess impacts of forest policy
Session Chair: Joep Crompvoets, KU Leuven, Belgium
MC 9-100 
8:30am - 10:00am01-10: Land consolidation: A tool to improve land use
Session Chair: Morten Hartvigsen, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Hungary
MC 10-100 
8:30am - 10:00am01-11: Fit for purpose land administration
Session Chair: Yerach Doytsher, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
MC C1-100 
8:30am - 10:00am01-12: Planning land use to attract investment
Session Chair: Kaitlin Cordes, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America
MC C1-200 
8:30am - 10:00am01-13: Formalizing customary tenure: How to make it work?
Session Chair: Margaret Rugadya, Ford Foundation, Uganda
MC 7-860 
10:00am - 10:30amCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-01: Harnessing the IT & data revolution for African land policy
Session Chair: Clement Adjorlolo, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), South Africa
Preston Auditorium 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-02: Spatial transformation to achieve green urban growth
Session Chair: Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, The World Bank, United States of America
MC 13-121 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-03: Innovative technology in the land sector
Session Chair: Steven Nystrom, FIG Commission 9, United States of America
MC 2-800 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-04: Can land administration foster gender equality?
Session Chair: Rumyana Tonchovska, UNFAO, Italy
MC 4-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-05: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions
Session Chair: Malcolm Childress, Global Land Alliance, United States of America
MC 5-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-06: Indonesia's 'one map' policy: Does it live up to its potential?
Session Chair: Jill Pike, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America
MC 6-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-07: Supporting land management by customary authorities
Session Chair: Stephen Brooks, US Agency for International Development, United States of America
MC 7-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-08: Remote sensing and automation for property tax assessment
Session Chair: Amy Rasmussen, International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America
MC 8-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-09: Using cadastral information to value and govern natural capital
Session Chair: Randall Bluffstone, Portland State University, United States of America
MC 9-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-10: Balancing rights, development and natural resources protection
Session Chair: Omoding James Peters Opio, AfDB, Côte d'Ivoire
MC 10-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-11: Fit for purpose land administration
Session Chair: Rudolf Staiger, FIG- International Federation of Surveyors, Germany
MC C1-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-12: Can large investment catalyze agricultural transformation?
Session Chair: Thomas Jayne, Michigan State University, United States of America
MC C1-200 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-13: Gender aspects of land tenure
Session Chair: Victoria Stanley, World Bank, United States of America
MC 7-860 
12:00pm - 2:00pmLunch
Front Lobby and Preston Lounge 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 4-100 
12:30pm - 2:00pm00-12: Leveraging geospatial infrastructure to advance tenure security at scale
Session Chair: Haishan Fu, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-01: Building analytical capacity on land in Africa
Session Chair: Emmanuel Nkurunziza, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya
Preston Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-02: New ways of measuring urban extent
Session Chair: Shlomo Angel, New York University, United States of America
MC 13-121 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-03: Low-cost ways to establish cadastral systems
Session Chair: Andy Wickless, Trimble, Inc., United States of America
MC 2-800 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-04: Recognizing women's rights over common resources
Session Chair: David Bledsoe, Resource Equity, United States of America
MC 4-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-05: Land price determinants
Session Chair: Dieter von Fintel, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
MC 5-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-06: Land policy to improve agricultural land use
Session Chair: Wordsworth Odame Larbi, FAO, Ethiopia
MC 6-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-07: Land policies for smart city development
Session Chair: Rachelle Alterman, Neaman Institue for National Policy Research, Technion, Israel
MC 7-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-08: Making property tax systems transparent and equitable
Session Chair: Ronald Worth, International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America
MC 8-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-09: Linking tenure to planning in forest land
Session Chair: Anne Larson, CIFOR, Peru
MC 9-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-10: Can participatory land use planning help secure tenure?
Session Chair: Christopher Mulenga, University of Lusaka, Zambia
MC 10-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-11: Interoperability of land data: Conceptual issues
Session Chair: Jacob Vos, Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The
MC C1-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-12: Can large farms attract local growth?
Session Chair: Derick Bowen, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America
MC C1-200 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-13: Drawing policy advice from land data analysis
Session Chair: Hamady Diop, NEPAD, South Africa
MC 7-860 
3:30pm - 3:45pmCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-01: Scaling-up land programs - African experiences and global solutions
Session Chair: Michael Roth, World Bank, United States of America

Translation English - French

Preston Auditorium 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-02: Registry interoperability and data protection
Session Chair: Nicolás Nogueroles, IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain
MC 13-121 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-03: Interoperability of spatial data: Examples and regulatory framework
Session Chair: Gitanjali Swamy, IoTask, India
MC 2-800 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-04: Legal and normative aspects of making law gender sensitive
Session Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Tetratech, United States of America
MC 4-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-05: Assessing impact of Infrastructure investments
Session Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya
MC 5-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-06: Kenya's land policy reforms: Did they deliver?
Session Chair: John Bugri, KNUST, Ghana
MC 6-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-07: Managing sprawl: From data to policies
Session Chair: Neeraj Baruah, Vivid Economics, United Kingdom
MC 7-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-08: Implementing urban land value capture
Session Chair: Riel Franzsen, University of Pretoria, South Africa
MC 8-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-09: Approaches towards sustainable land use management
Session Chair: Kim Thompson, USAID, United States of America
MC 9-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-10: Addressing the challenges of pastoral tenure
Session Chair: Stephanie Burgos, Oxfam America, United States of America
MC 10-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-11: Are PPPs the future of land administration?
Session Chair: Jacob Zevenbergen, University of Twente, Netherlands, The
MC C1-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-12: Gender impacts of large-scale investment
Session Chair: Kerstin Nolte, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
MC C1-200 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-13: Land rights regularization and common property resources
Session Chair: David Ameyaw, International Center for Evaluation and Development, Kenya
MC 7-860 
5:30pm - 8:00pmOAS: Inter-American Network on Cadastre and Property Registry: innovation to improve land governance in Latin America (followed by a cocktail reception)

Public: By invitation only (Registered participants for the land and Poverty Conference from the LATAM region)

Language: Spanish only

Deadline to RSVP: Tuesday March 19, 2019 - RSVP

Organization of American States (OAS) - 1889 F St. NW Washington DC 
5:30pm - 8:00pmRed Interamericana de Catastro y Registro de la Propiedad: Innovación para mejorar la gobernanza de la tierra en América Latina (seguido por un coctel de recepción)

Público: Por invitación (participantes registrados en la conferencia de tierras y pobreza del Banco Mundial)

Lenguaje: Español

Fecha límite para reservar participación: martes 19 de marzo del 2019 – RSVP

Organization of American States (OAS) - 1889 F St. NW Washington DC 
Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
8:00am - 6:00pmPosters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
MC Atrium 
8:30am - 10:00am05-01: Private sector roles in Latin America's land administration
Session Chair: Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta, WORLD BANK, Colombia
Preston Auditorium 
8:30am - 10:00am05-02: Implementing land readjustment
Session Chair: Patrick Lamson-Hall, New York University Marron Institute, United States of America
MC 13-121 
8:30am - 10:00am05-03: Towards the registry of the future
Session Chair: Nicolás Nogueroles, IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain
MC 2-800 
8:30am - 10:00am05-04: Land tenure for sustainable rangeland management
Session Chair: Liz Alden Wily, independent, Kenya
MC 4-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-05: Impact of informal tenure upgrading
Session Chair: Remi Jedwab, George Washington University, United States of America
MC 5-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-06: Institutionalizing bottom-up monitoring
Session Chair: Rueben Lifuka, Transparency International, Germany
MC 6-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-07: Improving access to land for urban expansion
Session Chair: Rebecca Leshinsky, RMIT University, Australia
MC 7-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-08: New ways of registering customary land
Session Chair: Janet L. Banda SC., Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi
MC 8-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-09: Implementing REDD in practice
Session Chair: Peter Veit, World Resources Institute, United States of America
MC 9-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-10: Overlapping jurisdictions at the peri-urban fringe
Session Chair: Shikha Srivastava, Tata Trusts, India
MC 10-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-11: Implementing NSDI: From guidelines to practice
Session Chair: Kathrine Kelm, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 
8:30am - 10:00am05-12: Protecting land rights in the course of land acquisition
Session Chair: Joan Kagwanja, UNECA, Ethiopia
MC C1-200 
8:30am - 10:00am05-13: Providing policy advice through applied research
Session Chair: Ammar Alhamadi, Dubai Land Department, United Arab Emirates
MC 7-860 
8:30am - 10:00am05-14: Research on land markets in Ukraine
Session Chair: Oleg Nivievskyi, Kyiv Economic Institute/ Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine

VC/webex

MC 6-860 
10:00am - 10:30amCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-01: Simplified planning for systematic tenure regularization
Session Chair: Anne Odic, AFD, France
Preston Auditorium 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-02: Emerging technologies, data ownership & privacy
Session Chair: Josephus van Erp, Maastricht University, Netherlands, The

VC

MC 13-121 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-03: How to realize the potential of blockchain for land administration?
Session Chair: John Reynolds, BLOCKCHAIN DIGITAL, United Kingdom
MC 2-800 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-04: Gender and land policy
Session Chair: Renee Giovarelli, Resource Equity, United States of America
MC 4-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-05: Land markets at the rural-urban fringe
Session Chair: Songqing Jin, Michigan State Univ./Zhejiang Univ., China, People's Republic of
MC 5-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-06: National Land Policy Documents: Potential & Challenges
Session Chair: Estherine Lisinge Fotabong, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), South Africa
MC 6-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-07: Regulations for urban planning
Session Chair: Peter Mwangi, Walker Kontos, Kenya
MC 7-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-08: Providing low-cost housing
Session Chair: Rajan Samuel, Habitat for Humanity India, India
MC 8-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-09: Enhancing tenure security for forest land
Session Chair: Jintao Xu, Peking University, China, People's Republic of
MC 9-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-10: Ensuring use of public land for public good
Session Chair: Jorge Espinoza, GIZ, Brazil
MC 10-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-11: Land administration: Cases from Asia
Session Chair: Suzuka Sato, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan
MC C1-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-12: Dealing with the impacts of failed land acquisition
Session Chair: Jann Lay, GIGA - Germany, Germany
MC C1-200 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-13: Providing policy advice through applied research
Session Chair: Anna Locke, Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom
MC 7-860 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-14: Mapping land rights for better socio-economic outcomes
Session Chair: Jorge Munoz, World Bank, United States of America
MC 6-860 
12:00pm - 2:00pmLunch
Front Lobby and Preston Lounge 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 4-100 
12:30pm - 2:00pm00-13: New initiatives in urban land policy
Session Chair: Sameh Naguib Wahba, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
12:30pm - 2:00pmDiscussing on the Latin-American land administration ecosystem (light lunch, in Spanish only)
Session Chair: Mike Mora, Organization of American States, United States of America

In this networking session participants will have an opportunity to hear an introductory lighting talk aimed at sparking informal conversations among the attendees about the state of the Latin-American land administration ecosystem. Also, participants will have the opportunity to contribute with their ideas to strengthen this ecosystem by adding thoughts to a wall dedicated to generate a narrative for the strengthening of the ecosystem in areas of regulation, technologies and institutional arrangements.

MC 13-121 Lounge 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-01: Land governance in the Arab states
Session Chair: Wael Zakout, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-02: Farm size & productivity in Africa
Session Chair: Keith Fuglie, USAID, United States of America
MC 13-121 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-03: Applications of earth observation in rural areas
Session Chair: Thomas Esch, DLR, Germany
MC 2-800 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-04: Beyond joint titling: Making land institutions gender-sensitive
Session Chair: Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
MC 4-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-05: Emerging technologies, data ownership & privacy
Session Chair: Josephus van Erp, Maastricht University, Netherlands, The

WEBEX

MC 5-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-06: Challenges of redistributive land reform
Session Chair: Arno Schaefer, European Commission, Belgium
MC 6-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-07: How to regulate expropriation for large-scale investments?
Session Chair: Leon Verstappen, University of Groningen, Netherlands, The
MC 7-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-08: Improving housing delivery
Session Chair: Shishir Ranjan Dash, Tata Trusts, India
MC 8-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-09: Enhancing tenure security for forest land
Session Chair: Dietmar Stoian, ICRAF, France
MC 9-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-10: Using public lands as a catalyst for equitable development
Session Chair: Devie Chilonga, Mnistry of Lands, housing and urban development, Malawi
MC 10-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-11: Land administration: Cases from South America
Session Chair: Maria Elena Garcia Flores, CINDER, Mexico
MC C1-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-12: Enforcing adherence to standards for large land-based investment
Session Chair: Chris Jochnick, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-200 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-13: Linking global issue to local reality on the commons
Session Chair: Gerardo Segura Warnholtz, World Bank, United States of America
MC 7-860 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-14: Demarcation of indigenous lands
Session Chair: Raelene Webb, Murray Chambers, Australia
MC 6-860 
3:30pm - 3:45pmCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-01: Land records completion and modernization in Asia
Session Chair: Mika-Petteri Törhönen, The World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-02: Strengthening professional ethics in the land sector
Session Chair: Maurice Barbieri, CLGE (Council of European Geodetic Surveyors), Switzerland
MC 13-121 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-03: Applications of earth observation to assess urban service delivery
Session Chair: Moses Musinguzi, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
MC 2-800 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-04: Ways to secure women's tenure in practice
Session Chair: Janet Edeme, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
MC 4-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-05: Urban land research, land assembly and land markets in China
Session Chair: Fang Xia, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China, People's Republic of
MC 5-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-06: The political economy of land tenure reform
Session Chair: Caleb Stevens, USAID, United States of America
MC 6-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-07: Can building regulations be designed properly?
Session Chair: Richard Grover, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
MC 7-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-08: Land tenure insecurity and land-related investment
Session Chair: Michael Kirk, University of Marburg, Germany
MC 8-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-09: Expanding land markets and investments
Session Chair: Cornelis de Zeeuw, Kadaster, Netherlands, The
MC 9-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-10: Community empowerment to ensure a fair investor negotiations
Session Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom

WEBEX

MC 10-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-11: Land administration: Cases from Eastern Europe
Session Chair: Mihai Taus, Romanian Land Registry Association, Romania
MC C1-100 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-12: Improving decision-making on common lands
Session Chair: Steven Lawry, Center for International Forestry Research, United States of America
MC C1-200 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-13: Land and post-conflict: the case of Colombia
Session Chair: Mike Mora, Organization of American States, United States of America
MC 7-860 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-14: Recognizing indigenous rights
Session Chair: Hubert M. G. Ouedraogo, DID international, Burkina Faso
MC 6-860 
5:45pm - 7:15pmSpec-21: Launch of publication: “Securing Forest Tenure Rights for Rural Development: An Analytical Framework”.

By invitation only. Please contact: Gsegura@worldbank.org - see also 

https://www.profor.info/content/securing-forest-tenure-rights-rural-development-analytical-framework-0

MC 2-800 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-01
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-02
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-03
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-04
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-05
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-06
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-07
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-08
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-09
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-10
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-11
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-12
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-13
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-14
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-15
MC Atrium 
7:00pmPoster Board 02-16
MC Atrium 
Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am09-01: Redistributive land reform in the 21st century
Session Chair: Michael Taylor, International Land Coalition, Italy
Preston Auditorium 
8:30am - 10:00am09-02: Land tenure security and deforestation
Session Chair: Michael Toman, World Bank, United States of America
MC 13-121 
8:30am - 10:00am09-03: Potential and pitfalls of using drone imagery
Session Chair: Edward Anderson, World Bank group, Tanzania
MC 2-800 
8:30am - 10:00am09-04: Harnessing benefits from urban planning
Session Chair: Eric Heikkila, University of Southern California, United States of America
MC 4-100 
8:30am - 10:00am09-05: SDGs on land: Methodology and reporting
Session Chair: Sydney Gourlay, World Bank, United States of America

VC/ webex

MC 5-100 
8:30am - 10:00am09-06: Monitoring global commitments on land tenure
Session Chair: Astrid Jakobs de Padua, World Bank, United States of America
MC 6-100 
8:30am - 10:00am09-07: Building crowd-sourced data into formal systems
Session Chair: Achilles Kallergis, New York University, United States of America
MC 7-100 
8:30am - 10:00am09-08: Evaluating impacts of tenure interventions
Session Chair: Heather Huntington, DevLab@Duke, United States of America
MC 8-100 
8:30am - 10:00am09-09: Bottom-up approaches: A key to land use planning
Session Chair: Klaus Ackermann, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
MC 9-100 
8:30am - 10:00am09-10: Land administration: Cases from Africa
Session Chair: Chris Penrose Buckley, DFID, United Kingdom
MC 10-100 
8:30am - 10:00am09-11: Land as instrument for post-conflict peacebuilding
Session Chair: David F. Varela, Global Land Alliance, Colombia
MC C1-100 
8:30am - 10:00am09-12: How can large investors be held accountable?
Session Chair: Samuel Kimeu, Transparency International Kenya, Kenya
MC C1-200 
10:00am - 10:30amCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-01: Indigenous tenure for resilience and reconciliation
Session Chair: Enrique Pantoja, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-02: How to achieve the SDG goals and global commitments on land?
Session Chair: Clarissa Augustinus, Independent, Ireland
MC 13-121 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-03: Potential and pitfalls of using drone imagery
Session Chair: Tobias Landmann, Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH, Germany
MC 2-800 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-04: Harnessing the scope for incremental tenure upgrading
Session Chair: Abdu Muwonge, World Bank, Kenya
MC 4-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-05: The role of land in structural transformation
Session Chair: Jonathan Conning, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, United States of America
MC 5-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-06: Data to determine compensation for land acquisition
Session Chair: James Kavanagh, RICS, United Kingdom
MC 6-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-07: New aspects of land reform in Africa
Session Chair: Michael Becker, GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Kosovo
MC 7-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-08: Evaluating impacts of tenure interventions
Session Chair: Andreas Lange, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
MC 8-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-09: Capacity building: Lessons from experience
Session Chair: Charl-Thom Hilgardt Bayer, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
MC 9-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-10: Land administration: Cases from Africa
Session Chair: Dominik Wellmann, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
MC 10-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-11: Remote sensing and deep learning for agricultural productivity
Session Chair: Felix Rembold, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy
MC C1-100 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-12: Large investments: Protecting human rights & environment
Session Chair: Ward Anseeuw, International Land Coalition, Italy
MC C1-200 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-13: Legal pluralism and tenure reforms: Has there been progress?
Session Chair: Richard Gaynor, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America
MC 7-860 
12:00pm - 2:00pmLunch
Front Lobby and Preston Lounge 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 4-100 
12:30pm - 2:00pm00-15: Climate change, forest landscape restoration and tenure
Session Chair: Robert Nasi, CIFOR, Indonesia

Mitigation the effects of climate change requires catalyzing ecological restoration from below and above. This session discusses public and private initiatives and incentives around forest landscapes, while focussing on lessons learned from implementing law and policy towards strengthening community rights to land and forests.  

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Preston Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-01: Round table: Innovative land policies for sustainable development
Session Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-02: Political economy of tenure change
Session Chair: Jonathan Conning, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, United States of America
MC 13-121 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-03: Improving interoperability of registries & open data access
Session Chair: Connie Fair, Land Title & Survey Authority of British Columbia, Canada
MC 2-800 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-04: Demand for and impacts of land tenure regularization
Session Chair: Jennifer Lisher, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America
MC 4-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-05: Land and water governance
Session Chair: Marie-Laure Lajaunie, World Bank, United States of America
MC 5-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-06: Improving resilience via better land data
Session Chair: Luis Triveno, World Bank, United States of America
MC 6-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-07: Using data and planning to improve urban resilience
Session Chair: Allan Cain, Development Workshop, Angola
MC 7-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-08: Improving access to land for the youth
Session Chair: Violet Shivutse, HUAIROU COMMISSION, Kenya
MC 8-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-09: Promising initiatives to build capacity
Session Chair: Diane Dumashie, International Federation of Surveyors - FIG, United Kingdom
MC 9-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-10: Land administration: Cases from Africa
Session Chair: Anthony Burns, Land Equity International, Australia
MC 10-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-11: Resolving dispute over land
Session Chair: Jonathan Lindsay, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-12: Gathering the data needed to assess large farm productivity
Session Chair: Daniel Ayalew Ali, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-200 
3:30pm - 4:00pmCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
4:00pm - 5:00pmClosing Plenary
Session Chair: Albert Zeufack, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
Date: Friday, 29/Mar/2019
8:55am - 4:00pmFT-1: Field Trip I: Commissioner of Revenue’s office in Stafford County (Virginia, USA

You will gain a first-person perspective of how Stafford County, Virginia, a local U.S. county, administers land, values properties, and ensures fair and equitable taxation.  Join us for a short trip south of Washington, D.C. to the peri-urban community of Stafford, for a briefing co-hosted by Scott Mayausky, Commissioner of Revenue for Stafford County, and also from the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO). Lunch, transportation, and a tour of the George Washington’s boyhood home is included in the $29 registration fee.

Pre-registration required via: www.iaao.org/wbc19

Stafford county, Virginia 
8:59am - 12:30pmConsultation DRC: Consultation: Lessons learned on preventing and addressing land-related conflict in East DRC

By invitation only: please contact: Hans.Raadschilders@minbuza.nl

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MC 13-121 
9:00am - 10:30am12-01: Using drones for land use mapping and risk assessment
MC C1-100 
9:00am - 10:30am12-02: Analyzing and improving land conflict resolution mechanisms - sharing experiences from the GIZ Global Program Responsble Land Policy
MC C1-200 
9:00am - 10:30am12-03: Scaling up municipal spatial data infrastructure: regulatory innovations and technology solutions
MC 6-100 
9:00am - 10:30am12-04: Guidelines on resilience and land administration
MC 8-100 
9:00am - 10:30am12-05: Innovative grassroots women led tools for gender responsive land governance
MC 9-100 
9:00am - 10:30am12-06: National Land Observatories: a tool for transparency, accountability, and informed decision making over land for all
MC 10-100 
9:00am - 10:30am12-07: Analyzing land use change using Google Earth Engine -I-
Session Chair: Brad Bottoms, New Light Technologies, United States of America
MC 6-860 
9:00am - 10:30am12-08: Working with the Private Sector: bridging the gap between the Public, Private and Civil Society Sectors to catalyze innovation in Land Markets
MC 7-860 
9:00am - 10:30am12-09: Promoting women’s land rights in land investment in Tanzania - using RIPL engendered guidebooks
MC 2-850 
9:45am - 12:00pmFT-II: Field trip II: Washington DC - Infrastructure financing, taxation and urban revitalization of the Wharf/southwest waterfront
The Wharf; Washington DC 
10:30am - 11:00amCoffee Break
Front Lobby 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-01: How land professionals can contribute to making the SDGs a reality
MC C1-100 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-02: Using machine learning for property valuation
MC C1-200 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-03: Urban Planning Tools: Suitability and Urban Performance. How spatial data is helping cities in making evidence-driven decisions
MC 6-100 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-04: "Its4land" - innovative geospatial tools for fit-for-purpose land rights mapping
MC 8-100 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-05: Starting with women: tools for empowerment
MC 9-100 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-06: Enabling voices, demanding rights: A guide to gender-sensitive community engagement in large-scale land-based investment in agriculture
MC 10-100 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-07: Analyzing land use change using Google Earth Engine -II-
Session Chair: Brad Bottoms, New Light Technologies, United States of America
MC 6-860 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-08: Urban data collection tools and approaches
MC 7-860 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-09: How to conduct impact evaluation of land tenure and governance interventions, from theory to practice
MC 2-850 
12:30pm - 1:30pmLunch
Front Lobby 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-01: Build a blockchain land record register
MC C1-100 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-02: The Land Matrix: An open online tool to collect, visualize and provide information about large-scale land acquisitions and to support decentralized land observatories.
MC C1-200 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-03: MODELLING intensity of land use for three-dimensional urban activity space
MC 6-100 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-04: Practical approaches to implementing and monitoring free, prior and informed consent processes
Session Chair: Luis Felipe Duchicela, Equitable Origin, United States of America
MC 8-100 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-05: A Women Land Rights scorecard, tool for monitoring implementation of African Union Instruments at country level, A case of eight countries
MC 9-100 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-06: The East African community model contract for farmland investments: ensuring responsible investment in land in east africa.
MC 10-100 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-08: Women's land rights conceptual framework
MC 7-860 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-09: Tackling land corruption risks to achieve the SDGs.
MC 2-850 

 
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